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Amanda Wilkinson

Amanda Wilkinson
Universities Wales
Director, Universities Wales

As Director, Amanda is responsible for the leadership and management Universities Wales.

Before joining Universities Wales in November 2004 she held posts with the CBI as director for south west England, head of policy for Wales and senior adviser on SME matters for the UK.

During her early career she worked for the Institute of Revenues Rating and Valuation and the Valuation Office Agency. Amanda has served on numerous advisory bodies representing local government, business and higher education. She holds a degree from Staffordshire University.

Blog

Understanding student suicide

16 February 2018
John de Pury, UUK's policy lead on mental health, discusses the issue of student suicide, including suicide prevention and response.

Disappearing part-time and mature students: time for change

6 February 2018
Professor Julie Lydon, Vice-Chancellor of the University of South Wales, discusses the importance of part-time and mature students and the future needs of employers. Universities UK is launching a new project to look at the matter.